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The Yellowhammer state has many things to see and do. Northern Alabama offers hills and forests for hiking and climbing and a long string of lakes for water sports. Cheaha and DeSoto state parks showcase the state's highest point and deepest gorge, respectively, and camping and hiking are popular activities in these forested areas. Guntersville and Wheeler lakes are prime recreational waterways where swimming, fishing, boating, and water skiing are enjoyed almost year-round. Catch a glimpse into the future at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville; or visit some of Alabama's historic past at the W. C. Handy Home and Museum in Florence or at Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller, in Tuscumbia. Big-city life can be enjoyed in Birmingham, the state's largest city and home of the famous Vulcan statue.

Heading south, the hills and forests give way to the rich plains of central Alabama, otherwise known as the Cradle of the Confederacy. Great cotton plantations sprang up here in the 19th century, and several can still be toured. The First White House of the Confederacy is in Montgomery, and ruins of the state's first capital city are at Cahawba, just west of Selma. Nearby in Tuskegee is the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site. Here, among student-made brick buildings, are reminders of the impact made on Black history by such persons as Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver.

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Mobile's casually elegant dining experience! Gourmet pizzas, specialty pastas, veal, steaks, and the freshest seafood available on the Gulf Coast! La Pizzeria is located in midtown Historic Leinkauf District,directly behind the main building for Leinkauf Elementary School. Our address is 1455 1/2 Monroe Street, Mobile, AL 36604 and you can always call 251.473.5003 for directions (even as you are driving here!) Highly recommended, especially for weekends and/or parties with more than 4 guests.

The Original Oyster House restaurant first opened its doors in Gulf Shores in 1983. Our restaurant on the Causeway, overlooking Mobile Bay, opened in 1985. Since then we have proudly served the Gulf Coast the best seafood in a casual atmosphere with genuine southern hospitality.

Wintzell's Oyster House has been serving seafood dishes to the Gulf Coast for over 70 years. Our famous oysters have earned us praise far and wide. We also offer banquet facilities and catering for all occasions. Be sure to come see us in person soon! If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense in making them. No matter what happens, there's ALWAYS someone who knew it would. BACHELOR is a fellow who never made a mistake once.

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